‘Fake’ Matiang’i surrenders to police

A man whose picture has gone viral on social media, for allegedly impersonating Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i on fake gold scandal has surrendered to police.

Mr. Joseph Ogendo who vied for Nyando Parliamentary seat in the 2017, on Monday presented himself to the DCI headquarters.

Mr. Ogendo blamed his political opponents of trying to tint his image using the fake gold scandal.

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“This is a very bad thing… I never knew my name could come up in a wrong way. But I am reading malice and politics in it,” said Mr. Ogendo.

However DCI George Kinoti who spoke to Citizen Digital the poster claiming a Ksh.5 million bounty had been placed on Mr. Ogendo’s head was fake.

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The gold scandal has seen politicians being dragged into the case including former Prime Minister Rails Odinga and Moses Wetangula.


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